USTR Comments on Russia, China and the NTE

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USTR Comments on Russia, China and the NTE

on August 9th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comments on China and Russia’s obligations and implementation efforts in connection to their accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and requesting assistance with identifying significant trade barriers for preparation of the annual National Trade Estimate report. Russia’s Implementation…

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CFIA Consultations for Canada-U.S. RCC

on July 10th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input from stakeholders for the development of new cooperation opportunities and prioritization of existing initiatives under the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC). The purpose of this consultation is to provide an additional mechanism to seek stakeholder feedback on the prioritization of…

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APHIS Consultations on IPPC Activities

on July 10th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting consultations on three draft specifications and 13 draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) from the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). Draft Specifications: Revision of ISPM 12 Audit of phytosanitary context Supplement to ISPM 11 Draft ISMPs: 2017 Amendments to ISPM…

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Mexican Government NAFTA Consultations

on June 27th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Mexican Government is seeking industry, academic and citizen comments on trade priorities in a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Comments can be made on the Ministry of Economy website here. If you are interested in commenting on priorities for NAFTA, please contact Ryan or Gary. Comments…

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Canadian Government NAFTA Consultations

on June 13th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Government of Canada is seeking public and industry comment on the renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA). The Government is interested in We are in hearing about what aspects or elements of NAFTA have worked well for Canadians and should remain as is and where changes…

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Market Access Program Unified Export Strategy

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA is seeking member input as it develops its 2018 Market Access Program (MAP) Unified Export Strategy (UES). Over the past few years the MAP program has been vital for the execution of NAEGA’s mission and objectives. NAEGA’s UES lays out programming and policy priorities for 2018, and development of…

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NAFTA Renegotiation Priorities

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of U.S. Trade Representative is requesting comments ahead of a public hearing on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement. On May18 the U.S. Trade Representative formally notified Congress of the Administration’s intent to enter into negotiations with Canada and Mexico to modernize NAFTA. The notification kicks off…

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PNWER NAFTA Survey

on June 1st, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) is seeking industry input on renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) via an online survey. The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) recently implemented a NAFTA Modernization Taskforce with representatives from each of PNWER’s U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions. PNWER is a statutory…

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APHIS Meetings and Comments on Part 340

on May 18th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced three public comment meetings on proposed revisions to 7 CFR Part 340 regulations regarding the importation, interstate movement, and environmental release of certain genetically engineered organisms. Meetings will take place at the following locations:  June 6 – Kansas City,…

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Consultation on Draft Plant and Animal Health Strategy for Canada

on April 4th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) Draft Plant and Animal Health Strategy for Canada is now available for consultation. The goal of the Strategy is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment through animal and plant health. The Strategy was developed collaboratively by government, industry and other…

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